Profhilo is all the rave in the aesthetics and cosmetic injectables’ world and for good reason! The first of its kind and one of the highest concentrations of injectable hyaluronic acid on the market.
Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance produced in our body which can be found in the skin, joints and other tissues. It retains moisture and aids collagen production.
*Fact: Hyaluronic acid can hold 1000 times its weight in water which makes it ideal for binding moisture in the skin.
If you have ever looked up ways to incorporate antiaging skincare in your day to day life or take off many years from your face, you may have come across hyaluronic acid products and cosmetic injectables especially dermal fillers and botox.
What Are Cosmetic Injectables? – These are a range of highly effective and safe treatments used to target visible signs of ageing for a more youthful appearance.
Some Cosmetic Injectables Done In Nigeria: Several cosmetic injectables are done in Nigeria, there is Juvederm in Nigeria, one of the most popular Dermal filler brands, Belotero, Restylane, etc, Botulinum toxin injection (Botox, Xeomin), Injection lipolysis using Deoxycholic acid (Kybella, MCCM, etc) and so on.
What Is Profhilo?
Profhilo is a unique injectable hyaluronic acid gel made with the patented NAHYCO® technology and exclusively distributed by HA-Derma. It is a type of cosmetic injection used to counteract skin laxity, improve and restore firmness of the skin on any part of the body where the skin shows visible signs of ageing.
How Does Profhilo Work?
When injected into the skin, Profhilo (which lasts in the skin around 28 days) stimulates 4 different types of collagen and elastin, attracting water in the deeper layers of the skin resulting in significant tissue improvement.
Is Profhilo A Filler
No, Profhilo is not a filler.
The type of hyaluronic acid in dermal filler injections is thicker, contains other ingredients and usually stays in the place it was injected to fill volume loss or enhance/contour appearance (biorevitaliser).
The type of hyaluronic acid in Profhilo is a stabilised 100% hyaluronic acid that lasts in the skin around 28 days during which there is a slow release of the hyaluronic acid to the areas being treated. This not only boosts and hydrates the skin but also has a significant tightening/lifting effect on the tissue(s) (bioremodeling).
What Parts Of The Body Can I Have Profhilo Treatment?
The most common areas of treatment are the face and neck, however, Profhilo can also be used on the face, neck, decollete, arms, hands, abdomen and knees.
How Many Treatments Are Needed?
The full profhilo treatment consists of two sessions, one month apart. A subsequent session may be recommended after approximately six months to prolong effects as needed.
Is Profhilo For Only Women?
Profhilo treatment is suitable for men and women of all ages.
Does This Treatment Have Downtime?
There is no downtime. However, it is advisable to avoid alcohol, aspirin, blood thinners, anti-inflammatory medications few days to treatment. Avoid wearing make-up and any strenuous physical activity within the first 24 hours after treatment. Avoid steam rooms, saunas and the likes for up to a week after treatment.
Are There Side Effects Or Risks With This Treatment?
Profhilo is metabolised completely by the body, so there are no long-term side effects. The risk of allergic reactions is also greatly reduced because Profhilo does not contain any synthetic chemicals which some people might react to.
Slight bruising, redness, tenderness as well as itching at the injection sites may occur post-procedure, however, these are temporary and typically resolve within a few hours to a day.
When Can Results Of Profhilo Be Seen?
Although the effects of Profhilo treatments are subtle, visible results can be seen about 3-4 weeks after 1st treatment.
Where Can I Go To Get Profhilo Treatment In Nigeria?
You can have your Profhilo treatment in Nigeria at The Skin101 Center Abuja.
Are you uncomfortable with skin laxity on your face, neck, decollete, arms, hands, abdomen or knees? Are you looking to improve visible signs of aging such as fine lines or wrinkles that you are having? Look no further, we are only a call away!